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Here are some CNC Foam Cutter built by fellow enthusiasts who have been kind enough to send pictures. As you can see you don’t have to follow my builds exactly or use the same materials. 3d printing is becoming a … Continued

How to use Jedicut G-Code with GRBL 4 Axis CNC Foam Cutter

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Jedicut is a free program that can be used with the USB CNC foam cutter build on this website. It only runs on Windows. I have made a full tutorial on making a swept-wing using Jedicut but this was configured … Continued

How to build a Hot Wire CNC Foam Cutter – Parallel Port Version

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This post details my original build which I’ve now updated with a new version. Here’s the link if you prefer to build the USB version https://www.rckeith.co.uk/how-to-build-a-usb-cnc-hot-wire-foam-cutter/ The parallel port has long since been discontinued but in 2019 it’s still a … Continued

Free CNC software to make foam wings with a Hot Wire CNC foam cutter

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You’ve built your 4 axes CNC Foam Cutter and now you need some free CNC software to generate g-code for that foam wing. If you can afford it then buying software may be the way to go, but expect to … Continued

Free CNC software for 3 and 4 axis machines

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Why would I use free CNC software You’ve built your 4 Axis hot wire foam cutting machine or 3 Axis router and now you need some CNC software to control the machine. I often get questions through this website from … Continued

Hot Wire CNC Foam Cutter Frequently Asked Questions

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I get quite a few questions from users all over the world most asking very similar questions so I thought I’d post the  most common questions and my answers here Can I use NEMA 17 steppers motors for the machine? … Continued

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